Instructor - Aircraft Maintenance Trades - Avionics / Mechanical

Date: 27 Jun 2024

Location: Nowra, New South Wales, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ is a global defence and security company and employs more than 8500 people in more than 50 locations around the world. We offer our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products and help solve some of their most challenging problems.


Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn. Globally QinetiQ has four Sectors, one of which is the ‘Australia Sector’’. The Australia Sector has more than 1,200 employees operating across four countries, namely Australia, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom. 


Part of the Australia Sector, Aerospace Training Services, a QinetiQ Company, based in The Shoalhaven, NSW, provides quality aviation maintenance training and training support to the Australian Defence Force and is a recognised training organisation (RTO) and CASA Part 147 Maintenance Training Organisation (MTO).


As QinetiQ continues to grow and develop our capabilities we are looking for experienced Aircraft Maintenance Engineers or Avionics and Mechanical System Instructors to join our training team as an Aviation Trade Instructor.


In this role you will be supporting the development of the industry, by guiding and teaching groups of trainees through the certificate IV or diploma in Aeroskills. Your experience as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer will ensure your success in this role. You are looking to take your AME/LAME career in a new direction, to give back and support the industry or you are an experienced Aircraft Maintenance Instructor looking for a new opportunity in the Shoalhaven.


You will have the opportunity to enjoy our state of the art facility and grow your career with a global organisation as we develop and grow our training business.


You will bring all of your experience and knowledge to this role which will see you being an influential guiding hand to those at the beginning of their Aircraft Maintenance Engineering journey.


Your day to day role will see you;


  • Developing session plans in accordance with regulatory and training requirements
  • Delivering high quality training to both civilian and defence training cohorts
  • Liaising with stakeholders across the business and industry
  • Supporting students on their learning journey
  • Managing documentation and training records
  • Exploring both in person and online training options in line with industry trends


As our ideal candidate you will bring;


  • Experience as an AME / LAME
  • A Cert IV in Aeroskills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A desire to move into a training role


We will provide the opportunity for you to grow into the role with a certificate IV in Training & Assessment, and support you to stay in the industry whilst taking your experience in a new direction.





Looking for an Employer with Benefits?


At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career.  You’ll share in the company’s success and be rewarded for your own through our annual incentive scheme. We’ll invest in your professional development with support such as a professional development allowance and access to LinkedIn Learning and we’ll provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.  


As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever-changing world. To innovate for our customers' advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, we also encourage applications from women, veterans and First Nations people. 


QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks for all preferred candidates